Behavioral Health Blog

Portrait of a cheerful man having video call on laptop computer.

Is Online Therapy Effective? What You Need to Know Before You Book an Appointment

Is Online Therapy Effective? What You Need to Know Before You Book an Appointment Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the United States in early 2020, the need for online therapy has been on the rise. Not only did in-person therapy become unsafe, but the pandemic itself seems to have caused a spike in mental health needs across the country. Between the lockdown,…

Read More
Bouncy little girl jumps excitedly on the couch

Why ADHD is Different for Girls and What Parents Can Do

Why ADHD is Different for Girls and What Parents Can Do For many years, people have thought of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a condition that primarily affects boys. However, recent research shows that ADHD affects children of all genders in roughly equal amounts. However, up to 75 percent of all girls with ADHD never get diagnosed or adequately treated. This difference in diagnosis…

Read More
therapist on telehealth appointment

Benefits of Choosing a Therapist with In-Person and Online Appointments

Ever since the invention and widespread use of the telephone, people have relied on telehealth in some way or another. Once, people would call their doctors for immediate medical advice. Now, people can have medical providers see them, prescribe medicine, and follow up without anyone leaving home or the office. As communication technology has made serious advances in recent years, teletherapy has been on…

Read More
agoraphobia after quarantine

What You Need to Know About Agoraphobia and the Pandemic

What You Need to Know About Agoraphobia and the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have many mental health repercussions on people around the world. The quarantine, economic downturn, and virus itself can all trigger the development of mental health disorders, including agoraphobia. We encourage people to learn about this disorder, how the pandemic could trigger it, and when to get help. What…

Read More